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2020: the Season of Unpredictability

2020 has been nothing short of __________________________________ (insert favorite adjective/phrase here). In the spring we were on the verge of starting our eighth season delivering top-notch food tours in three of our favorite areas of St. Louis. And then it all came to a screeching halt when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  For the safety of our guests, the staff and owners of the restaurants we feature, and our tour guides,  we knew that the Savor Saint Louis Food Tours simply could not begin. Not soon after, restaurants had to shut down, some temporarily and some permanently. This entire season we’ve watched and listened to our partners in St. Louis and to other food tour operators across the globe.  Early on we remained optimistic that the tours would start by mid-summer and, as time went by, perhaps by early fall….

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August 14, 2020

Tried and True Travel Apps We ❤️ and Recommend

’Tis the Season to Travel. Well, okay. Every season is travel season for some. And there are a plethora of travel apps available to “make it easier” for you to travel. But who has the time to try them all out to see which one(s) work? In our continued effort to share great tips and steer you in the right direction, our intrepid Savor Saint Louis Food Tours tour guides and behind the scenes support have provided their tried and true new and old school travel applications for you. Free smartphone travel apps we rely upon Vinnie: Google Maps – while this may seem obvious to most, there’s a trick a lot of people don’t know. You can download a fairly large section of map (easily as big as an entire city) for offline viewing and navigating. This is super…

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February 26, 2020

What’s the wackiest guided tour you’ve ever taken?

Being a food tour guide has opened my eyes to a whole new world when traveling. When that realization set in — that a whole slew of other types of guided tours besides food tours existed — a light bulb went off. So when I set out to find just what some of those other…

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February 9, 2018

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